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Henry V Performance

Henry V: Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

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Publisher's Summary

Experience Henry V as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds.

To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world. The unabridged drama is also presented without commentary.

If school turned you off Shakespeare, find out what you've been missing all these years with this beautifully crafted audio presentation.

From the creators of SmartPass audio education study guides, voted third in a national poll to find the UK's favourite audibook (2008). Winners of 3 Spoken Word Awards for Best Drama (2004), Best Original Audio and Best Publishing Initiative (2005).

©2007 SmartPass Ltd; (P)2007 SmartPass Ltd

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  • Drizzella MO
    Missouri
    28/06/12
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    "the Shakespeare Appreciated series is outstanding"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to get the most out of Shakespeare. The commentary and its historical notes and explanatory comments open up the text to everyone. Particularly recommended for students who need to read Shakespeare.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No. Best to take it by chunks to digest the acts/scenes.


    Any additional comments?

    Wish there were more Shakespeare plays in this series.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Christopher
    Dumont, NJ, United States
    27/02/12
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    "Awesome Study Aide and Excellent Performances"

    Just terrific. Enough background and footnote type commentaryso that at no point are you bored or lost. Terrific for the Shalespeare novice. Listen to this and then watch the film or see the play and you will appreciate Shakespeare. My only complaint is that Smart Pass do not have more of Shakespeare's plays available yet in this ingenious format.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Matthew D. Powell
    Tampa FL
    09/10/11
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    "Henry V is a great listen"

    The play is terrific, and the comments really help to put the play in perspective.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Janenne Stewart
    REXFORD, MONTANA, US
    28/01/16
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    "first experience with Shakespeare read aloud"
    Would you listen to Henry V again? Why?

    This was fantastic. I am very experienced with Shakespeare but my son (14) who hasn't had much Shakespeare and struggles reading and my husband with little to no Shakespeare experienced all enjoyed it.


    What did you like best about this story?

    This version has inter-dispersed explanations of the story and history and wording which I found perfectly timed and well done. The voices were different enough to tell the characters apart. Although it was very long, the story was understood and the knowledge gained was fabulous.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Henry sneaking among the men


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Very inspirational, good leadership portrayed


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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